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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1335 961 71.6 68.5-74.5 374 28.4 25.5-31.5
Age
< 20 years 145 114 76.0 65.7-83.9 31 24.0 16.1-34.3
20-24 years 329 249 74.6 68.4-80.0 80 25.4 20.0-31.6
25-34 years 685 484 70.3 65.9-74.3 201 29.7 25.7-34.1
35+ years 176 114 67.6 58.7-75.3 62 32.4 24.7-41.3
Race
White 963 682 70.5 66.9-73.8 281 29.5 26.2-33.1
Black 319 241 76.2 69.3-82.0 78 23.8 18.0-30.7
Other 53 38 69.4 52.8-82.2 15 30.6 17.8-47.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 120 85.9 77.3-91.6 18 14.1 8.4-22.7
No 1197 841 69.8 66.5-72.9 356 30.2 27.1-33.5
Education
< High School 253 215 85.6 79.6-90.1 38 14.4 9.9-20.4
High School 365 271 72.1 65.7-77.7 94 27.9 22.3-34.3
> High School 714 472 65.6 61.3-69.7 242 34.4 30.3-38.7
Marital Status
Married 901 621 68.6 64.8-72.1 280 31.4 27.9-35.2
Other 434 340 78.7 73.2-83.3 94 21.3 16.7-26.8
Income
15,999 or less 355 283 79.9 74.0-84.7 72 20.1 15.3-26.0
16,000-24,999 156 125 80.4 71.3-87.1 31 19.6 12.9-28.7
25,000-39,999 185 136 72.1 63.3-79.5 49 27.9 20.5-36.7
40,000 or more 522 325 62.0 56.9-66.8 197 38.0 33.2-43.1
WIC recipient
No 769 513 65.4 61.2-69.4 256 34.6 30.6-38.8
Yes 553 438 80.5 76.0-84.3 115 19.5 15.7-24.0
Medicaid recipient
No 706 461 64.7 60.4-68.8 245 35.3 31.2-39.6
Yes 629 500 80.2 75.9-83.8 129 19.8 16.2-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 424 74.2 70.6-77.5 155 25.8 22.5-29.4
2500+ grams 756 537 71.4 68.1-74.5 219 28.6 25.5-31.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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